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David Kieser (2018)Clinical Senior Lecturer

FRACS, FNZOA, MBChB, PhD, PGDipSurgAnat, MedDip

Email info@davidkieser.co.nz

Tel +64 3 364 1086
Fax +64 3 364 0909

Mr David Kieser is a spine and orthopaedic surgeon in Christchurch with an enthusiasm for academic research and education.

Professional and research interests

David's professional interests are varied and cover the gamut of spine and orthopaedic surgery in addition to sports medicine, military medicine, ballistics and forensic sciences.

Professional affiliations

  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS)
  • New Zealand Orthopaedic Association (NZOA)
  • New Zealand Spine Society (NZSS)
  • AO Spine
  • European Spine Study Group (ESSG)
  • Rugby Codes Research Group (RCRG)
  • Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ)
  • Look AHEAD advisory group

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Publications

Kieser, D., Soltani, S., Wyatt, M., Lim, K., & Kieser, S. (2020). Spontaneous spinal epidural haematomas. In B. Gürer (Ed.), Vascular malformations of the central nervous system. (pp. 103-111). London, UK: IntechOpen. doi: 10.1021/ic0482537

Wyatt, M. C., Poutawera, V., Kieser, D. C., Frampton, C. M. A., & Hooper, G. J. (2020). How do cemented short Exeter stems perform compared with standard-length Exeter stems? The experience of the New Zealand National Joint Registry. Arthroplasty Today. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.artd.2020.01.003

Taylor, S. C., Kieser, D. C., Hammer, N., Ondruschka, B., Kranioti, E., Pullen, A., & Hooper, G. (2020). Viability of Bos taurus scapulae as a flat bone proxy for ballistic testing. BMJ Military Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2019-001369

Takamori, S., Hamlin, M. J., Kieser, D. C., King, D., Hume, P., Yamazaki, T., … Olsen, P. D. (2020). Senior club-level rugby union player's positional movement performance using individualized velocity thresholds and accelerometer-derived impacts in matches. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1519/jsc.0000000000003523

Kieser, D. C., Thakar, C., Cunningham, G., Vidakovic, H., Hammer, N., & Nnadi, C. (2020). The value of a modified Wiltse approach for deformity correction in neuromuscular scoliosis. International Journal of Spine Surgery. Advance online publication.

Chapter in Book - Research

Kieser, D., Soltani, S., Wyatt, M., Lim, K., & Kieser, S. (2020). Spontaneous spinal epidural haematomas. In B. Gürer (Ed.), Vascular malformations of the central nervous system. (pp. 103-111). London, UK: IntechOpen. doi: 10.1021/ic0482537

Kieser, D. C. (2017). The use of negative pressure therapy in the management of chronic resistant venous ulceration. In L. V. Berhardt (Ed.), Advances in medicine and biology (Vol.117). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.

Kieser, D. C., Eberhardt, T. L., Dickson, G., & Waddell, J. N. (2016). Applied forensic sciences. In J. A. Taylor & J. A. Kieser (Eds.), Forensic odontology: Principles and practice. (pp. 355-376). Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons. doi: 10.1002/9781118864418.ch11

Kieser, D., Carr, D., Jermy, M., Mabbott, A., & Kieser, J. (2016). Injury biomechanics. In M. D. Freeman & M. P. Zeegers (Eds.), Forensic epidemiology: Principles and practice. (pp. 201-230). London, UK: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-404584-2.00008-2

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Journal - Research Article

Wyatt, M. C., Poutawera, V., Kieser, D. C., Frampton, C. M. A., & Hooper, G. J. (2020). How do cemented short Exeter stems perform compared with standard-length Exeter stems? The experience of the New Zealand National Joint Registry. Arthroplasty Today. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.artd.2020.01.003

Kieser, D. C., Thakar, C., Cunningham, G., Vidakovic, H., Hammer, N., & Nnadi, C. (2020). The value of a modified Wiltse approach for deformity correction in neuromuscular scoliosis. International Journal of Spine Surgery. Advance online publication.

Takamori, S., Hamlin, M. J., Kieser, D. C., King, D., Hume, P., Yamazaki, T., … Olsen, P. D. (2020). Senior club-level rugby union player's positional movement performance using individualized velocity thresholds and accelerometer-derived impacts in matches. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1519/jsc.0000000000003523

Taylor, S. C., Kieser, D. C., Hammer, N., Ondruschka, B., Kranioti, E., Pullen, A., & Hooper, G. (2020). Viability of Bos taurus scapulae as a flat bone proxy for ballistic testing. BMJ Military Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2019-001369

Taylor, S. C., Hammer, N., Zwirner, J., Ondruschka, B., & Kieser, D. C. (2020). Morphometric and density comparisons of Bos taurus scapulae as a proxy to human frontal crania. Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 10, 17. doi: 10.1186/s41935-020-00191-6

Damade, C., Masse, R., Ghailane, S., Petit, M., Castelain, J.-E., Gille, O., … Kieser, D. C. (2020). Anterior cervical idiopathic hyperostosis and dysphagia: The impact of surgical management: Study of a series of 11 cases. World Neurosurgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.02.097

Chin, J., Blackett, J., Kieser, D. C., Frampton, C., & Hooper, G. (2020). The value of routine intravenous tranexamic acid in total hip arthroplasty: A preliminary study. Advances in Orthopedics, 2020, 2943827. doi: 10.1155/2020/2943827

Wyatt, M. C., Whitehouse, M. R., Kieser, D. C., Frampton, C. M. A., & Hooper, G. J. (2020). Are lipped polyethylene liners associated with increased revision rates in patients with uncemented acetabular components? An observational cohort study. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, 478, 581-589. doi: 10.1097/corr.0000000000001039

Taylor, S. C., Kieser, D. C., Hammer, N., & Hooper, G. (2020). Microscopic and macroscopic comparisons of 0.223 soft point and full metal jacket ammunition with bos taurus scapulae as a proxy to human flat bones. BMJ Military Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2020-001491

Wyatt, M. C., Kieser, D. C., Frampton, C. M. A., Woodfield, T., & Hooper, G. J. (2020). How do 3D-printed primary uncemented acetabular components compare with established uncemented acetabular cups? The experience of the New Zealand National Joint Registry. HIP International. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1120700020918233

Hayashi, K., Boissière, L., Cawley, D. T., Larrieu, D., Kieser, D., Berjano, P., … Obeid, I. (2020). A new classification for coronal malalignment in adult spinal deformity: A validation and the role of lateral bending radiographs. European Spine Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s00586-020-06513-5

Pullen, A., Kieser, D. C., & Hooper, G. (2020). Ballistic gelatin calibration standardisation. BMJ Military Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/bmjmilitary-2020-001430

Wright, D. N., Kieser, D. C., Cunningham, G., Liantis, P., Hunt, R., Ember, T. M., … Lucas, J. D. (2020). Halo femoral traction for one week between staged anterior and posterior fusion surgeries for severe adolescent scoliosis is effective and safe. World Neurosurgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2020.06.103

Haleem, S., Edwin, J., Bashir, M. A., Soltani, S., Nadarajah, R., & Kieser, D. C. (2020). Infection in neuro-muscular scoliosis deformity correction. International Wound Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13332

Dehn, G., Hammer, N., Wyatt, M. C., Soltani, S. J., & Kieser, D. C. (2019). Relative position of the supra-acetabular bone to the crestal plane: A radiological analysis. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2019-001251

Williams, E. M. P., Graham, E. S., Jermy, M. C., Kieser, D. C., & Taylor, M. C. (2019). The dynamics of blood drop release from swinging objects in the creation of cast-off bloodstain patterns. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 64(2), 413-421. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.13855

Kieser, D. C., Wyatt, M. C., Boissiere, L., Hayashi, K., Cawley, D. T., Yilgor, C., … on behalf of the European Spine Study Group. (2019). The effect of increasing body mass index on the pain and function of patients with adult spinal deformity. Journal of Spine Surgery, 5(4), 535-540. doi: 10.21037/jss.2019.11.12

Vanamala, R., Hammer, N., Soltani, S., Lim, K., Wyatt, M. C., & Kieser, D. C. (2019). Anatomical variations of the saphenous nerve in the adductor canal. Journal of Anesthesiology & Clinical Science, 8, 2. doi: 10.7243/2049-9752-8-2

Kieser, D. C., Cawley, D. T., Fujishiro, T., Tavolaro, C., Mazas, S., Boissiere, L., … Gille, O. (2019). Anterior bone loss in cervical disc arthroplasty. Asian Spine Journal, 13(1), 13-21. doi: 10.31616/asj.2018.0008

Kieser, D. C., Boissiere, L., Cawley, D. T., Larrieu, D., Yilgor, C., Takemoto, M., … on behalf of the European Spine Study Group (ESSG). (2019). Validation of a simplified SRS-Schwab classification using a sagittal modifier. Spine Deformity, 7, 467-471. doi: 10.1016/j.jspd.2018.09.008

Nugent, M., May, J. H., Parker, J. D., Kieser, D. C., Douglas, M., Pereira, R., Lim, K. S., & Hooper, G. J. (2019). Does tranexamic acid reduce knee swelling and improve early function following arthroscopic meniscectomy? A double-blind randomized controlled trial. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 7(8), 2325967119866122. doi: 10.1177/2325967119866122

Soltani, S., Nogaro, M. C., Rougelot, C., Newell, N., Lim, K., & Kieser, D. C. (2019). Spontaneous spinal epidural haematomas in children. European Spine Journal, 28, 2229-2236. doi: 10.1007/s00586-019-05975-6

Cawley, D. T., Barrett, P., Moran, B., McGoldrick, N. P., Gillham, C., Codd, M., … Kieser, D. C. (2019). Primary appendicular soft-tissue sarcoma resection: What tumour parameters affect wound closure planning? International Wound Journal, 16(6), 1553-1558. doi: 10.1111/iwj.13251

Labus, K. M., Sutherland, C., Notaros, B. M., Ilić, M. M., Chaus, G., Kieser, D., & Puttlitz, C. M. (2019). Direct electromagnetic coupling for non-invasive measurements of stability in simulated fracture healing. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 37(5), 1164-1171. doi: 10.1002/jor.24275

Dunbar, L., Vidakovic, H., Löffler, S., Hammer, N., Gille, O., Boissiere, L., … Kieser, D. C. (2019). Anterior cervical spine blood supply: A cadaveric study. Surgical & Radiologic Anatomy, 41, 607-611. doi: 10.1007/s00276-019-02236-5

Klima, S., Cornwall, J., Kieser, D., & Hammer, N. (2019). The utility and benefit of a newly established postgraduate training course in surgical exposures for orthopedic and trauma surgery. Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery, 139, 1673-1680. doi: 10.1007/s00402-019-03189-5

Kieser, D. C., Cawley, D. T., Fujishiro, T., Roscop, C., Boissiere, L., Obeid, I., … Pointillart, V. (2019). Cerebral ischaemia following anterior upper thoracic spinal surgery utilizing a partial manubrial resection. European Spine Journal, 28(3), 463-469. doi: 10.1007/s00586-017-5364-4

Wyatt, M. C., Kieser, D. C., Kemp, M. A., McHugh, G., Frampton, C. M. A., & Hooper, G. J. (2019). Does the femoral offset affect replacements? The results from a National Joint Registry. HIP International, 29(3), 289-298. doi: 10.1177/1120700018780318

Kieser, D. C., Ailabouni, R., Kieser, S. C. J., Wyatt, M. C., Armour, P. C., Coates, M. H., & Hooper, G. J. (2018). The use of an Ossis custom 3D-printed tri-flanged acetabular implant for major bone loss: Minimum 2-year follow-up. HIP International, 28(6), 668-674. doi: 10.1177/1120700018760817

Guey, J., Rodrigues, S., Pullen, A., Shaw, B., & Kieser, D. C. (2018). Effect of ageing on the calibration of ballistic gelatin. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 164(4). doi: 10.1136/jramc-2018-000924

Subramanian, T., Ahmad, A., Mardare, M., Kieser, D. C., Mayers, D., & Nnadi, C. (2018). A six-year observational study of 31 children with early-onset scoliosis treated using magnetically controlled growing rods with a minimum follow-up of two years. Bone & Joint Journal, 100-B(9), 1187-1200. doi: 10.1302/0301-620x.100b9.Bjj-2018-0031.R2

Kieser, D., Boissière, L., Ghailane, S., Larrieu, D., Bourghli, A., Yilgor, C., … on behalf of the European Spine Study Group. (2018). Adult spinal deformity surgery: Understanding the true impact on specific activities of daily living. Lebanese Medical Journal, 66(4), 193-196. Retrieved from http://www.lebanesemedicaljournal.org/lmj/

Kieser, D. C., Cawley, D. T., Fujishiro, T., Mazas, S., Boissière, L., Obeid, I., … Gille, O. (2018). Risk factors for anterior bone loss in cervical disc arthroplasty. Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, 29(2), 123-234. doi: 10.3171/2018.1.Spine171018

Stewart, R., Kieser, D. C., Scholze, M., Hammer, N., Stone, B., & Hooper, G. (2018). Preliminary biomechanical results of a novel pin configuration for external fixation of vertical shear pelvic fractures. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88(10), 1051-1055. doi: 10.1111/ans.14822

Kempthorne, J., Kieser, D. C., & Walker, C. G. (2018). Optimal plate fixation of distal femoral fractures in the presence of a well fixed cemented hip arthroplasty femoral stem. HIP International, 28(6), 657-662. doi: 10.1177/1120700018760243

Kieser, D. C., Cawley, D. T., Roscop, C., Mazas, S., Coudert, P., Boissiere, L., … Gille, O. (2018). Spondylolisthesis adjacent to a cervical disc arthroplasty does not increase the risk of adjacent level degeneration. European Spine Journal, 27(6), 1440-1446. doi: 10.1007/s00586-018-5574-4

King, D. A., Hume, P. A., Gissane, C., Kieser, D. C., & Clark, T. N. (2018). Head impact exposure from match participation in women's rugby league over one season of domestic competition. Journal of Science & Medicine in Sport, 21(2), 139-146. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2017.10.026

Storey, R. N., Singhal, R., Inglis, T., Kieser, D., & Schouten, R. (2018). Urgent closed reduction of the dislocated cervical spine in New Zealand. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88(1-2), 56-61. doi: 10.1111/ans.14231

Rodrigues, S. A., Guey, J., Plummer, T. C. H., Pullen, A., Shaw, B., & Kieser, D. C. (2018). Influence of rib impact on thoracic gunshot trauma. Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 164, 405-409. doi: 10.1136/jramc-2018-000984

Kieser, D. C., Wyatt, M. C., Beswick, A., Kunutsor, S., & Hooper, G. J. (2018). Does the type of surgical drape (disposable versus non-disposable) affect the risk of subsequent surgical site infection? Journal of Orthopaedics, 15(2), 566-570. doi: 10.1016/j.jor.2018.05.015

Mardare, M., Kieser, D. C., Ahmad, A., Subramanian, T., Haleem, S., Thakar, C., … Nnadi, C. (2018). Targeted distraction: Spinal growth in children with early-onset scoliosis treated with a tail-gating technique for magnetically controlled growing rods. Spine, 43(20), E1225-E1231. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002668

Kieser, D. C., Mazas, S., Cawley, D. T., Fujishiro, T., Tavolaro, C., Boissiere, L., … Gille, O. (2018). Bisphosphonate therapy for spinal aneurysmal bone cysts. European Spine Journal, 27(4), 851-858. doi: 10.1007/s00586-018-5470-y

Cawley, D. T., Larrieu, D., Fujishiro, T., Kieser, D., Boissiere, L., Acaroglu, E., … Obeid, I. (2018). NRS20: Combined back and leg pain score: A simple and effective assessment of adult spinal deformity. Spine, 43(17), 1184-1192. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002633

Parker, J. D., Lim, K. S., Kieser, D. C., Woodfield, T. B. F., & Hooper, G. J. (2018). Is tranexamic acid toxic to articular cartilage when administered topically? What is the safe dose? Bone & Joint Journal, 100-B(3), 404-412. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.100B3.BJJ-2017-1135.R1

Storey, R., Frampton, C., Kieser, D., & Hooper, G. (2018). Does orthopaedic training compromise the outcome in knee joint arthroplasty? Journal of Surgical Education, 75(5), 1292-1298. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2018.02.011

Becker, D., Lopez-Marambio, F. A., Hammer, N., & Kieser, D. (2018). How to avoid posterior interosseous nerve injury during single-incision distal biceps repair drilling. Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research, 477(2), 424-431. doi: 10.1097/corr.0000000000000534

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